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Faculty Financial Analyst - Full-Time (Continuing)

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Job Title Faculty Financial Analyst - Full-Time (Continuing)
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Position Details
The University of Lethbridge is seeking a talented and experienced individual to join our Financial Services team. 

Reporting to the Faculty Financial Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for providing support for the budgetary activities and financial operations of the Dhillon School of Business, the Faculty of Education, and the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Responsibilities within those Academic Units will include:
  • Preparation of operating, carryover, equipment, special purpose, and endowment budgets for approval; and allocation of resources within those approved budgets
  • Providing input on implementation of new budget models, plans for budgetary reductions, and special projects
  • Ongoing monitoring and reporting of budgets and financial operations, and processing and approval of financial transactions
  • Providing information and advice to faculty and staff on policies, financial processes, etc. and working with the Faculty Finance team to develop operational guidelines and procedures
  • Compiling and reporting on financial data for internal and external use

This position’s compensation level is currently under review. 
Position Qualifications
Qualified applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree, a Chartered Professional Accountant designation, and a minimum of five years’ experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with MS Office, including a strong working knowledge of Word and Excel. Experience working in a post-secondary institution and experience with financial planning and budget implementation will be assets.

The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills, especially in presentation of financial information, and excellent technical, analytical, and reporting skills. The ideal candidate will be highly detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to exercise sound professional judgement.
The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

The University of Lethbridge offers a competitive compensation package, with a full range of benefits, including:
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • 22 days’ annual vacation entitlement, plus one week at Christmas (at the discretion of the Board)
  • Flex Health Spending accounts (taxable and non-taxable)
  • Professional Supplement spending account
  • Tuition benefits
  • Paid sick time
  • Extended health coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Employee family assistance program (EFAP)
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $61,413.10 - $77,258.06 annually
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $61,413.10 - $93,103.02 annually (APO - Grade 3)
Campus Lethbridge
Employment Group APO
Position Category
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/18/2023
Close Date 11/23/2023
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date 11/15/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Additional Documents